Welcome to the CU Boulder Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation department (SCAP) in Norlin Library.
In addition, Preservation evaluates the condition and treatment needs of individual collections and brittle or unbindable books. Preservation also establishes treatment plans for the collections based on current best practices.
Contact Lauren Stapleton for more information about CU's Preservation Unit: Lauren.Stapleton@colorado.edu
The SCA Reading Room (Norlin N345) is open to students, scholars, and members of the general public. Because of staffing levels, high instruction requests, and materials stored offsite, researchers should schedule an appointment in advance to use rare works and primary sources. Paging of materials can take as much 72 hours. Please request well in advance.
For researchers hoping to view materials during Winter Break, please request specific titles or manuscript collections at least 72 hours prior to your visit.
Please email SCA@colorado.edu or call 303-492-6144 to schedule an appointment.
All visitors must complete a short registration process and show a valid photo ID upon their first visit to the Reading Room.
You may also request copies and scans of materials for educational use. Please keep in mind any copyright and permissions restrictions.
For more information, please contact Director of Special Collections, Archives & Preservation, Heather Ryan.